Upcoming Events

Family Weekend Reception and Open House

Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America

We invite students and families to visit CSREA for a reception and open house. Enjoy light refreshments, learn about our programs and initiatives, and view our art exhibit, “Joy + Justice,” featuring twenty-two artists whose work explores living joyfully while working for justiceRead More

“Joy + Justice” Art Exhibit

On view through May 2019
Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

How do we live joyfully while working for justice? This question lies at the heart of this exhibit. The 22 artists assembled here display a broad range of subjects, styles, and traditions, but they share a common thread: connecting joy to justice.

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What I Am Thinking About Now: Professor Patsy Lewis, "Crisis, Shock and Resilience: A Caribbean Story"

Please join us for a “What I Am Thinking About Now” presentation by Patsy Lewis, Visiting Professor and Faculty Fellow of the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs, Brown University and Director of the Development Studies Program. 

Crisis, Shock and Resilience: A Caribbean Story
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Tanya K. Hernández, “Multiracials and Civil Rights: Mixed-Race Stories of Discrimination”

, Room 130

In her new book “Multiracials and Civil Rights: Mixed-Race Stories of Discrimination,” Professor Tanya Katerí Hernández explores the question of how to pursue racial equality in a growing multiracial world. The growth of a mixed-race population has led some commentators to proclaim that multiracial discrimination is distinct in nature fromRead More

Research Seminar with Tanya K. Hernández, Fordham University School of Law

, Room 103

We invite students and faculty to join us for a research seminar led by Tanya K. Hernández, Archibald R. Murray Professor of Law at Fordham University School of Law. Professor Hernández’s research and teaching areas include discrimination; Latin America/Latin American law; employment; trust and wills; critical race theory, and the science of implicit bias: new pathways to social justice. Read More

Pawan Dhingra, “Overcoming or Reproducing White Supremacy?: The Meaning and Relevance of Race for ‘Honorary Whites’”

, Petteruti Lounge (Room 201)

As scholars formulate race beyond the black-white binary, immigrants classified as “honorary whites” have proven both crucial and elusive. Current racial formulations delineate three main categories: whites, honorary whites, and collective blacks. Whites and collective blacks represent the binary poles of a racial hierarchy, where practically all attention toRead More

Karen Inouye, “The Long Afterlife of Nikkei Wartime Incarceration”

, Room 106

The Long Afterlife of Nikkei Wartime Incarceration reexamines the history of imprisonment of U.S. and Canadian citizens of Japanese descent during World War II. Karen M. Inouye explores how historical events can linger in individual and collective memory and then crystallize in powerful moments of political engagement. Drawing on interviews and untapped

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Research Seminar with Karen Inouye, Indiana University, Bloomington

Karen Inouye will discuss her research process, methodologies, and other research-related themes that emerged while developing her new book, The Long Afterlife of Nikkei Wartime Incarceration. This book reexamines the history of imprisonment of U.S. and Canadian citizens of Japanese descent during World War II. 

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Seeing Beyond the Veil: Race-ing Key Concepts in Political Theory (Day 1)

Political Science, Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America, and the Pembroke Center for Teaching and Research on Women
, Room 305

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This conference, “Seeing Beyond the Veil: Race-ing Key Concepts in Political Theory,” marries the resources of black political thought to an interrogation and reconstruction of key concepts in social and political thought. Rejecting hermeneutical closure, weRead More

HUGs + STEM Lunchtime Conversation: Arlie Petters, Duke University

Please join us for a HUGs + STEM Lunchtime Conversation with Arlie Petters, the Dean of Academic Affairs for Trinity College of Arts and Sciences and Associate Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education at Duke University. He is also the Benjamin Powell Professor of Mathematics and a Professor of Physics and Economics.

On Thursday, November 8, 2018 at 12:00 pm - 1:Read More

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